Grateful Dead Live at Alexandra Palace on 1974-09-11
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Scarlet Begonias, Mexicali Blues, Brown Eyed Women, Beat It On Down The Line, Sugaree, Jack Straw, Row Jimmy, Me And Bobby McGee, Tennessee Jed, Big River, It Must Have Been The Roses, Playin' In The Band
Phil & Ned*-> Jam-> Eyes Of The World-> Jam-> Wharf Rat, Around And Around, Ship Of Fools, Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad, Sugar Magnolia, E: U.S. Blues
This date is featured on Dick's Picks 7.
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|Brown Eyed Women|
|Beat It On Down The Line|
|Me And Bobby McGee|
|It Must Have Been The Roses|
|Playing In The Band|
|Eyes Of The World>|
|Around And Around|
|Ship Of Fools|
|Going Down The Road Feeling Bad>|
Recorded by unknown taper who recorded all three shows
Gen2 Cassettes acquired in the mid 80s by Andrew Burns and sent from London to Tucson October 2014 for the A>D
Transferred on a NakCr7a properly.
Shared at www.shnflac.net
- 2014-12-18 12:39:42
- London, England
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- Alexandra Palace
Subject: Listen closely
Subject: Ally Pally
I was hoping that someone over here in the UK would recognize the recording and maybe know the whereabouts of them?
I'm not responsible for anything other than supplying the tape, everything else has been done by people who are way cleverer than I.
To them I say many many thanks for all the hard work they have put in.
I hope some day the other tapes resurface, they must exist somewhere??
Subject: Wave upon wave of crashing lysergic intensity
This is an all-time classic show and also a very interesting (and famous) recording. Where was the taper standing? There is minimal audience intrusion but quite a bit of the "room acoustics". One has to assume that the band members were hearing more than a little bit of this dripping reverb while they were performing ...
This is a significant upgrade to the circulating audience tapes that I remember (and also, strangely enough, the only audience recording of this show presently on the Archive).
In the Archive comments relating to one of the soundboard recordings someone judged the 'Row Jimmy' to be "lifeless." I beg to differ. It's a beautiful version and, given the spare arrangement, it's also one of the songs that really shines on this this particular recording. Likewise with the version of 'Roses' and 'Ship of Fools' (all versions of the latter song from this tour are delivered with a righteous, soulful intensity that was rarely matched subsequently).
And, yes, the legendary version of Scarlet Begonias sounds amazing here (love the guy in the audience who momentarily sings "yay!" along with Donna).
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